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College Application, Essay & Scholarship Resources

Academic Assistance

Khan Academy

This is a TERRIFIC website with FREE and easy-to-understand tutorials (~15 min each) on every possible high school subject, and SAT math prep.

www.khanacademy.org

Application, standardized testing, financial aid and scholarship information

The Common Application

Single application that is accepted by more than 400 schools in the US.

www.commonapp.org

The Universal Application

Single application accepted by nearly 60 schools (many of which don't accept the Common Application)

www.universalcollegeapp.com

ACT

PLAN, ACT exams, college search and financial aid information

www.act.org

The College Board

Register for SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, test schedules

www.collegeboard.org

Free scholarship sites:

You can apply for several scholarships and grants to assist with the cost of school.

www.cityofcollegedreams.com www.fastweb.com www.finaid.com

CSS Profile

Financial aid form required by some colleges (usually, but not always private schools)

www.profileonline.collegeboard.com

Fair Test (National Center for Fair and Open Testing)

(Among other things, lists colleges that do not require standardized tests for admissions)

www.fairtest.org

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Online

The US Government's Financial Aid Website (this is the website to use to fill out your FAFSA online for FREE)

www.fafsa.ed.gov

Information about colleges (objective and subjective)

Student Reviews and Ratings of Colleges Nationwide

www.collegeprowler.com www.unigo.com www.studentsreview.com

College Navigator

Government data on 7,000 public and private institutions.

www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator

Colleges That Change Lives

Schools that offer great opportunities for personal and academic growth

www.ctcl.org

Colleges of Distinction

Excellent colleges that focus on innovative learning, personal development, and strong preparation for life after college

www.collegesofdistinction.com

Campus Tours

Virtual campus tours of over 1000 colleges

www.campustours.com www. ecampustours.com www.Youniversitytv.com

Free scholarship sites:

You can apply for several scholarships and grants to assist with the cost of school.

www.cityofcollegedreams.com www.fastweb.com www.finaid.com

College View

College search, campus life, financial aid, and majors

www.collegeview.com

Information on Majors, Summer Enrichment, and GAP Year Programs

Exploring Majors and Careers

Explore possible college majors via quizzes (similar names, different sites).

www.mymajors.com www.mymajor.com

Summer and Enrichment Opportunities

Great opportunities for summer enrichment and GAP year options

www.enrichmentalley.com

Specialized Information about Colleges

Catholic Colleges Online

Information About Catholic colleges

www.catholiccollegesonline.org

Hillel on Campus

Guide to Jewish life on over 500 college campuses

www.hillel.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Information about learning disabilities, diagnosis, and advocacy

www.ldaamerica.org

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Youth:

www.glsen.org

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Site for Prospective College Athletes Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse for D1 and D2 Athletes

www.ncaa.org

Historically Black Colleges:

www.blackhighereducation.com/hbcu.html

Kaarme.com

Website to match student with athletic, musical or other performing arts abilities with potential colleges

www.kaarme.com